Polishing Stone


From: New Mexico | San Jose River Region

Curatorial Section: American

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Object Number 97-563-6695
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Ancestral Pueblo
Provenience New Mexico | San Jose River Region
Culture Area Southwest Culture Area
Section American
Materials Feldspar

Irregular shaped stone with smooth, polished surfaces. Used to burnish pottery or polish mud floors. Made from pink feldspar.

Length 4.8 cm
Width 3.5 cm
Thickness 2.3 cm
Credit Line Gift of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia, 1997
Other Number L-563-6695 - Old Museum Number | 20172 - ANSP Number | I 1026 - Gottschall Number

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